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How can I set a Gmail filter that finds email sent “only to me”?

I want to create a filter for all email sent by me only to me. I do that because when I have a note that I want to remember, I send it to myself. I want to label all those notes so I can find them ...
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Can't verify my new Gmail account

I got this email from Google after setting up my new account: Congratulations on creating your brand new Gmail address, ****@gmail.com. Please keep this email for your records, as it contains an ...
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Gmail's confirmation verification never arrives

I've seen questions about this dating back to 2009 - but not a single answer. When I add a new email to my Gmail account, I can send and receive from/to that email through my Gmail account no problem. ...
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Can you define “me” in Gmail search?

In Gmail you can search for e.g. to:me to find emails sent to you. From what I gather, this search finds emails sent to yourname@gmail.com, your.name@gmail.com, yourname+tag@gmail.com etc. But can you ...
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Gmail filter to disable POP for specific messages

I have a filter in place for certain messages I don't want to be made available via POP. I don't want to delete them but I don't want them downloaded via POP either. The current filter is "skip the ...
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Gmail drafts don't show recipient address in overview for new conversations

I have multiple drafts in my draft folder and some of them have the same subject. Unfortunately, when the draft is not part of an ongoing conversation, there is no indication of the recipient’s email ...
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Stopping Gmail from sending base64 attachments

There is an email I need to send but attachments can't be base64 or my email gets rejected. I checked within Gmail settings to see if there was some sort of option to change that but found nothing. ...
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Cannot delete email on gmail [on hold]

I have my gmail account setting to delete emails that have been put in the trash when QUIT MAIL is selected. My deleted emails keep returning on my account. Help please.
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How to stop Mail Delivery Subsystem in gmail

I have sent an email to a wrong address for more than 3 days using gmail and every day till now I am still receiving Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently .. How to stop that?
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New Gmail account requires mobile number only on select devices

On creating a new gmail account, they first asked for all the details. I didn't add my mobile number as I did not want to give it away and left Current Email as blank. After agreeing its TAC, the ...
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Gmail is sending my account name even though I set it “not to”?

My Gmail setting has forever been set to send emails with just my Gmail address as the identifier, so it should not send out my account name (first & last names), or so I thought! Recently I got ...
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Keep Formatting When Pasting to Gmail

I liked formatting my e-mails in MS Word and then copy and paste them into Gmail. I did it, among other things, because I could control line spacing and text alignment (I prefer it justified). Gmail ...
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Reading/translating an attached document without downloading it

Is it possible to read an attached document, written in Nepali, in Gmail, without downloading it? And if yes, how?
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446 views

Can't call contact using Gmail's voice calling

I can call phone numbers and hangout with people, but I can't call a contact using the "Voice calling" feature. My contact says he doesn't get any notification when I try calling him. He can call me ...
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Copy e-mail from Hangouts chat window

Is there a way to see/copy the email of the person I am talking to via an opened little Hangouts chat in the Gmail web client?
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Options for 2nd Factor using corporate Gmail?

I'm working from a corporate account. The company uses Google's services. The account is only password protected. I use Opera when accessing this account. I have a personal, throwaway Gmail account ...
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Gmail Video Chat Tester Bot?

For instance in Skype I have such as service in my contacts list called "Echo / Sound Test Service" which you can call up, record a message, and it play the message back. Does anyone know if there is ...
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Moving To Google Apps while keep old emails accessible without migrating

We have a situation at few educational institutes with 5+ domains, we want to move to google apps 5 .edu domains (its free for education right?) but we don't want to migrate the existing email data, ...
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How to configure Gmail so that filtered user gets an NDR (non-deliverable receipt) or “bounce” message

Someone is sending our public email address a lot of rude email. Basically, stuff filled with threats, expletives, insults and offensive jargon. I know how to set up a filter in Gmail so that all ...
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Email auto-forwarded from Google Apps to Gmail from website contact form are marked as spam

The contact form on my personal website sends mails to my Google Apps email (@domain.com) configured with that domain. In this email account, it arrives in the inbox (not spam). I have my @domain.com ...
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How does the Gmail Mail Fetcher store passwords?

Gmail comes with an inbuilt feature called Mail Fetcher that can automatically retrieve emails from other accounts via POP3. For this Gmail requires the user to unter a user name and password. ...
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Attach Google Docs to a gmail message

I can only link and not attach Google Docs. So, if the recipient does not have Google Drive, I have to download a converted document and upload it again. This is very time consuming and inefficient. ...
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How do a fully quote previous email in Gmail using “r” shortcut?

Currently, with the new version of Gmail, the default behaviour for the following two situations is inconsistently different. Reply clicking reply button. This fully quotes the previous email ...
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Filter field “to” contains word

I'd like to make filter like: to:*spam*@domaim.com. It was possible couple years ago. But now there is another story: Gmail doesn't recognize special search characters like [ ], ( ), &, #, *, ...
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What does the eye symbol represent when entering Gmail password?

I recently noticed the appearance of an 'eye' symbol that appears as I am entering my Gmail password. It was not there before. What is this? If not an eye, it looks like a dot with an arc, or ...
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Why does Gmail save a chat in Sent Mail?

I use Gmail. I have a chat conversation in Sent Mail, not in Inbox! Sent Mail means email, but I have a chat there like 1 email-1 line of a chat. It annoys me... I have Conversation view off. I have ...
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Has Gmail recently changed its attachment filtering?

For quite awhile if you wanted to send a .exe attachment in Gmail you could rename the extension and it would go right on through. However, within the last couple of weeks these attachments are now ...
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Deleting my Gmail profile picture doesn't remove it from conversations in Gmail

Basically, see the title. I do not have a Google+ account, just that screen that begs you to make one. Whenever I send an email on Gmail, it normally has my YouTube account profile picture. I went ...
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What does the eye symbol mean in this gmail email title?

I can't tell what this eye symbol is supposed to mean. There's no obvious rhyme or reason. As you may be able to tell, I receive some emails via ifttt, but the majority of them do not have this eye ...
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How do I attach (not link) an image to a signature in Gmail?

I am not asking how to link an image to my signature, that is very straightforward. What I am wondering, is how to attach an embedded image to all emails, so that I can use it in my signature without ...
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How do I make the chat show idle immediately?

When my email is left idle, my chat button shows green for a long time (for about 20 minutes) before turning orange, meaning I am available although I am away doing something. How I make the green ...
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How to change setting of Gmail to view HTML emails?

This may sound like a dumb question, but I am having trouble with viewing a link (not in the form of a URL but some text that redirects you to a page once clicked) in one of the emails I have ...
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Generic error occurred while sending SMS [closed]

How do I overcome the generic error occurring when I'm trying to send an SMS from my ozeki Android application? The setup was successful. Everything was set, but when I send the SMS, it was showing ...
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Send .exe (etc.) file via GMail *without* needing special actions by the recipient

I read through this: How can I send a Windows executable via Gmail? (and similar questions here and on SO), but all of the answers I came across rely on the e-mail recipient doing something special ...
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How can I check emails against a Google sheet containing a list of email addresses?

I am conducting a research study and receive many emails (via Gmail) from potential participants. I do an eligibility screen with participants over the phone, and if they are not eligible, I add their ...
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Forwarding from one Gmail account to another ends up with apparently inconsistent 'deliveredto:'

I am consolidating several Gmail accounts (leaf accounts) in on central account (e.g., central@gmail.com). When faced with the choice between : Forwarding from each leaf account to the central ...
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Switching between Gmail accounts allows access to Facebook

After I logged into my Gmail account from my parents' home PC, where they too use to log into their own Gmail accounts, they are now able to: Log into my Facebook account View all of my Google ...
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After Deleting my Gmail account what will happened? [closed]

I'm sending my messages by gtalk to one of my best friend...suddenly I deleted my Gmail account..after that what will happened to my msgs..if my friend receive that or not.
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Google Voice on Gmail

I have never made a call on Google Voice before. If I try calling "Sweden", after clicking on the phone icon, is it an actual voice call, or do I text them, and they text back? Also, is Google Voice ...
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All my Gmail messages and contacts are gone - how do I get them back?

I have just logged in to my Gmail account to check on an email received about a job and my account is empty. It is as if I have just opened a new account! This is an account I use for work and I ...
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how can i delete and erase all contacts that not delivered my email to them?

Many of my friends in the span of 15 years , changed their emails to new ones in Yahoo or Gmail. Those mailboxes are disabled by Yahoo or Gmail. When I send email to everyone via the group (my group ...
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How to jump directly to a Gmail label in “Move to”?

In Gmail, I have among my labels Work and co-workers (both have further sub-labels underneath). When I want to file a message under work, I type "work" in the Move to box, but then I need to scroll ...
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Why does my main Google Apps Gmail account receive a copy of every message I send from my secondary account?

I have an email hosted on Google Apps for business info@a.com, now I added anotheremail info@b.com in the setting area-account tab. I want to receive and send as info@b.com in the mail box of ...
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Google keeps old and deleted contacts list?

I have used Gmail for many years, and during this time I have deleted a lot of email messages and contacts. I discovered that when I use some services (for example, DropBox) to invite my friends by ...
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Unable to send email to people in Google+ circles

Recently, a Google blog post announced that one can now send emails to people in their Google+ circles. I am able to do that from my main GMail account but a new account I created doesn't have access ...
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Does Gmail disallow choosing usernames for a new account that can cause confusion with existing ones?

Suppose there is already a Gmail user choosing the username (hence email address) as "abcdxyz2015", is it true that Gmail will disallow new users from choosing the username as "abcdxyz2o15" (notice ...
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Add Gmail (meetup) event to Google Calendar

When I get an event (e.g, from meetup.com) email in my Gmail, I have to copy and paste it bit by bit to change it into a Google Calendar entry. Is there an easy way (open calendar format) to move ...
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Gmail Auto-Response, one time only

I want to set up auto-reply emails using scripts. We're currently using Canned Responses but the emails we're responding to just changed their setup so instead of sending the reply to the sender, we ...
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How to get confirmation of Google Group address

I stumbled across a Gmail Group guide from a couple of years ago. Basically I followed its steps and created a group with the name@googlegroups.com format. I logged into my original address and went ...
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Gmail Alternate Username

On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...